Monthly archive

June, 2014

  • Red Lodge Rangers blew apart their opponents at a double-header last weekend at the Palisades Field. The weekend matches also saw a bounty of goals from Logan Beck who netted an extraordinary 9 times over both encounters. First up to the rack was Laurel Storm who were quite washed out by the end, losing 8-2. Goals from Logan Beck (5) and one...
  • The Red Lodge Music Festival opened its 51st year with a day of activities for students and Faculty. More than 200 students from all over Montana and the adjoining states enrolled in this highly regarded week long music camp. Those students receive private instruction from 27 faculty members, representing some of the finest professional musicians...
  • While most fire departments are cutting out unnecessary pork, Roberts Fire Chief Hunter Bell celebrated the annual Roberts Rural Fire District 6 pig roast on Saturday, June 7, as an important community event by cutting up pork. “We expect a good number to turn out,” he said as he rightly took all the heat and manned the grill. Bell was...
  • On Saturday morning, June 7, despite threatening skies, the fog lifted and runners had clear sailing with a slight chill in the air but no rain for Mason’s Mountain Run. “We prefer the cool weather and the day is just gorgeous,” said one runner before the race. A 10K Trail run & 2 Mile trail run/walk were held at the Lions...
  • The Beartooth Gallery in Red Lodge is holding a silent auction and a raffle to raise $6,200 for a handicapped chair lift for the Red Lodge city pool. The silent auction items are, "Above Parkside” by Jerry Inman, retailing at $495 and "Clutch", a sage and metal sculpture by Brenna Tyler, retailing at $3,495. Both artists are...
  • A benefit is to be held for Tony “TK” Kenyon, June 21 at the Joliet Community Center starting at 6 p.m. There will be a dinner, silent auction, a live auctions and dancing with music by Jon Buck & Reckless. Kenyon was born in Boyd and graduated from Joliet High School in 1992. He served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Gulf/...
  • Red Lodge is lessened by the passing of Jim Hoiness on June 3, 2014 at the age of 84. Jim was born the younger of two children to Clarence and Beth Hoiness in Billings. He graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1948 and from Montana State College in 1952, where he was the student body president and a proud member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon...
  • “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu Thank you everyone who helped me celebrate that first step taken nearly forty years ago, when I began teaching at Roberts School. My surprise retirement party following the Spring Concert was overwhelming! Thanks to hundreds of hours of preparation by dozens of family...
  • Red Lodge Fire Department’s Wildfire Awareness Open House listened to a talk given by Australians Jason Sharples and Bob Cechet about experiences they’ve had and witnessed in their own country regarding fires. Sharples is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales, and a rural fire fighter for the Gungahlin Brigade, a...